Switch issues and CI to GitHub
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Sat Jan 8 09:39:59 PST 2022
On Sat, Jan 08, 2022 at 10:31:01AM -0600, Lao Shaw wrote:
> github is used by so many open source projects and it becomes the de
> facto git repo platform for many,
This is a tragedy.
> what makes openwrt so special to the point that github is not good
> enough and your idea will do better (for long term with reliability
> and easy to maintain)? what exactly is that and why all those OSS
> projects are fine with it.
This is majoritarian thinking. It's like architects neglecting, for
centuries, to include step-free access in public buildings, because
"Most people are OK with it."
It excludes others.
Not everyone has, or can have, a Microsoft (GitHub) account.
bugs or submit patches GitHub.
> Move the CI and repos and issues and even discussions to github
No, please DO NOT move OpenWRT core infrastructure to GitHub.
> so the resource-limited core developers can focus on evolving openwrt
> itself, instead of spending cycles on its infrastructure.
If OpenWRT devs/maintainers want to outsource code/bug-hosting, please
look at accessible FOSS hosts like SourceHut, as previously mentioned.
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